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Cost-Effectiveness of Dabigatran Compared With Warfarin for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation
BACKGROUND Warfarin reduces the risk for ischemic stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) but increases the risk for hemorrhage. Dabigatran is a fixed-dose, oral direct thrombin inhibitorExpand
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Cost-Effectiveness of Screening and Vaccinating Asian and Pacific Islander Adults for Hepatitis B
Context About 10% of Asian and Pacific Islander adults in the United States are chronically infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV). Many are unaware of their infection and do not receive antiviralExpand
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Cost-effectiveness of Aflibercept, Bevacizumab, and Ranibizumab for Diabetic Macular Edema Treatment: Analysis From the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network Comparative Effectiveness Trial.
IMPORTANCE Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) medicines have revolutionized diabetic macular edema (DME) treatment. A recent randomized clinical trial comparing anti-VEGF agents forExpand
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Cost‐effectiveness of nationwide hepatitis B catch‐up vaccination among children and adolescents in China
Liver disease and liver cancer associated with childhood‐acquired chronic hepatitis B are leading causes of death among adults in China. Despite expanded newborn hepatitis B vaccination programs,Expand
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Cost-effectiveness of Intravitreous Ranibizumab Compared With Panretinal Photocoagulation for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy: Secondary Analysis From a Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research
Importance The Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network Protocol S randomized clinical trial results suggest that ranibizumab is a reasonable treatment alternative to panretinalExpand
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Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of vaccination against pandemic influenza (H1N1) 2009.
Influenza A (H1N1) vaccine was distributed for use this fall in vaccination programs. Khazeni and colleagues' decision model for vaccination suggests that vaccinating 40% of the population in Octob...
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Cost-effectiveness of medications compared with laser trabeculoplasty in patients with newly diagnosed open-angle glaucoma.
OBJECTIVE To determine the most cost-effective treatment option for patients with newly diagnosed mild open-angle glaucoma: observation only, treatment with generic topical prostaglandin analogsExpand
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Cost-effectiveness analysis evaluating fidaxomicin versus oral vancomycin for the treatment of Clostridium difficile infection in the United States.
OBJECTIVES Fidaxomicin is a novel treatment for Clostridium difficile infections (CDIs). This new treatment, however, is associated with a higher acquisition cost compared with alternatives. TheExpand
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